Sights around Schenna

More than just a fleeting eye-catcher

The list of picturesque extras in nature and culture in the area around Schenna is long. Choose whatever is in  keeping with your sense for adventure and anchor a charming piece of South Tyrol in your holiday memories.

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South Tyrol's number 1 sight! On 12 hectares around 80 fragrant garden landscapes reveal themselves in all their vibrant variety. Add to that Trauttmansdorff Castle, former holiday residence of Empress Sissi enthroned above it all. Nestling in the area is South Tyrol's museum of tourism.

An area in South Tyrol which has the most palaces and castles whisks you off on an exciting journey into the past. Among the most-visited sights in Schenna is Tyrol Castle and South Tyrol's museum of culture and history, Schenna Castle and Katzenzungen Castle in Prissian, where one of the oldest vines in Europe thrives.

The grand buildings are among the must-sees when in Merano and are popular venues for theatre performances, concerts and wine festivals.

Since the 30s, this horse race-track has been one of the places to see in Merano. A real crowd-pleaser, especially with its annual event, legendary 'Merano Grand Prix'.

The historic 'Waalwege' and idyllic esplanades around this spa town define the townscape and landscape as a whole, inviting you to enjoy romantic strolls. South Tyrolean sights with a view!

In the regional capital, Bolzano, around 25 km from Merano, you will come across the state museum complete with its sensational find: Ötzi. A must-see during any holiday in South Tyrol!!

In six museums, pioneering mountaineer Reinhold Messner reveals various aspects of one central theme: 'mountains'. The museums, Juval near Naturnos, Ortles in Solda, Firmian in Bolzano, Corones on Kronplatz, Dolomites in Belluno and Ripa in Brunico, inspire!

Advent and Christmas in the spa town of Merano! An atmospheric experience amid all the sounds and aromas. At the stands in the town centre discover the hand-carved figures, artistic Christmas tree decorations and, of course, aromatic mulled wine and sweet pastries.

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Schenna whatever the season

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